Media Advisory: Yonge Street to close for massive free Brazilian Day Canada

TORONTO, Aug. 18 /CNW/ - Thousands are expected for the second annual Brazilian Day Canada Concert. Last year over 30,000 people attended; larger numbers are expected for 2010.

When: Monday September 6, 2010 2pm to 8pm

Where: Yonge-Dundas Square
Street Closure: Yonge Street between Dundas St. and Shuter St. (from 10am to 11pm)

Brazil's biggest star Ivete Sangalo, Globo TV personality Serginho Groisman
Local performers: Aline Morales, Maracatu Baque de Bamba, Cibelle Iglesias, Marcelo Neves, Batucada Carioca, Capoeira Camara, José Paulo, youth band Jack October & Friends, Samba Connection and singing the Canadian national anthem Simone Soman.

The free festival kicks off Sunday, September 5, 1pm to 6pm, with a showcase of Brazilian culture complete with feijoada, Brazil's national dish, music, and free samba lessons.

Yonge street will be closed for vendors and revelers on Labour Day. For information on performers, events and parties visit href=""> Habitat for Humanity will be on hand accepting donations.


For further information: For further information: For an interview with local performers or event organizers call 416-538-4298 or 416-319-6107.

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